Stories tagged: Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council
Fri., Dec. 1, 2017
Outside View: Right call to oppose oil terminal
That marks a victory for those who have opposed the effort to establish Vancouver as an oil town. It also marks a reinforcement of the area’s desire to maintain and …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 28, 2017, 5:49 p.m.
Panel: Washington governor should not approve oil terminal
A state energy panel has voted to recommend that a massive oil-by-rail terminal proposed along the Columbia River in Washington state be denied.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 22, 2017, 5:07 p.m.
Washington state panel outlines risk of oil-by-rail terminal
A major oil-by-rail terminal proposed on the Columbia River in Washington state poses a potential risk of oil spills, train accidents and longer emergency response times due to road traffic, …
Tue., Nov. 24, 2015, 1:24 p.m.
Environmental review: oil-by-rail terminal could hurt fish
An environmental assessment for a proposed oil-by-rail terminal in Vancouver, Washington says the project could have negative consequences for salmon and other fish in the Columbia River.
Thu., March 26, 2015, 12:09 p.m.
Spokane gains role in state oil train discussion
Spokane’s “voice will be heard” during this year’s discussion over the proposal to build a crude oil facility in Vancouver, Washington, which would greatly increase the amount of crude oil …
Sun., March 8, 2015
Spokane seeks seat at talks on proposed Vancouver oil terminal
A BNSF freight train pulling 103 cars of crude oil from North Dakota’s Bakken formation derailed in rural Illinois last week, sending flames and jet-black smoke into the sky and …
Thu., Dec. 12, 2013
Fears about oil train safety, impacts voiced at hearing
A proposal to ship North Dakota crude oil through Spokane by train drew mostly opponents at a hearing Wednesday night. About 75 people showed up for the state hearing on …